Netrunner Rulings, v1.62

The following is a list of rulings made regarding Netrunner(R), the cyberpunk trading card game from Wizards of the Coast, Inc., under license from R. Talsorian Games, Inc. This list is not published or endorsed by Wizards of the Coast, Inc. It is, however, the list of official rulings used by the Top Runners' Conference, which sponsors various NR events.

This list was compiled primarily from rulings made on the Netrunner mailing list by representatives of Wizards of the Coast, including Marc Schmalz ("Sparky!!"), JD Wiker, Wendy Wallace, Charles Keith-Stanley, and Tom Wylie. It also includes rulings made by Skipper Pickle, (Netrunner Netrep from 11/4/97 to 12/15/98). Netrunner-L generates the most discussion and traffic on the game. You can subscribe to the mailing list by sending the following command to


The first section of this document deals with general rulings or common misconceptions. The second and third sections contain specific card rulings.

Cards are divided into Corporation and Runner cards and alphabetized within each of those sections. These are the most current rulings as of 12/14/9.

This document may be copied and posted freely, as long as it is reproduced intact and as long as it is not sold for profit. Updates to this document can be found online at:

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and clarity of these rulings, their accuracy is not guaranteed and their clarity is yours to determine.

Skipper Pickle

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